| Jul 27, 2009
| 2:53 PM
Each one of her pieces, from funky fedoras to quirky cocktail hats, are hand crafted from vintage molds.
Cassie MacGregor says, "Most of them are from the 30's and 40's; they're hard to find nowadays." And while she uses traditional millinery...
| Aug 9, 2009
The first man to impersonate Marilyn Monroe may well have been her dance coach, Jack Cole. Anticipating the iconic Marilyn, he brought out her exceptional femininity through dance. Monroe copied him in return. A star was born.
| Mar 1, 2009
Translated from the Spanish
by Chris Andrews
New Directions: 140 pp., $12.95 paper
Are there ghosts in "Ghosts"? Short answer: You bet. Long answer: Well, that is what reading this wonderful novel is finally all about --...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets, sales and auctions throughout the United States. Prices vary in different locations because of local economic conditions.
Stoneware ashtray, raised elk with letters BPOE, Benevolent &...
| Oct 21, 2010
It's a story so revolting and so legendary that it has achieved near mythical status. One night in the 1960s, during a particularly heavy bout of drinking, Jim Morrison stood up and urinated on the long wooden bar at Barney's Beanery in West Hollywood....
| Oct 26, 2010
| 9:12 PM
Editor's note: This corrects the name of Jim Corbett's son.
FOUNTAIN VALLEY — I spotted James Dean mingling among the crowd on Saturday night. He had a cigarette tucked behind his ear and was sporting that iconic black leather jacket.
| Nov 6, 2010
ARTHUR BERNARD LEWIS
Writer, editor and
producer on 'Dallas'
Arthur Bernard Lewis, 84, a veteran TV writer who wrote 69 episodes of "Dallas" and also served as executive story editor and supervising producer for the long-running CBS prime-time soap...
| Nov 13, 2010
The first Stephen King book I ever read was "Different Seasons," a set of four novellas published in 1982. It's a hell of a collection, featuring " Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption," "Apt Pupil" and "The Body," the last of which inspired the 1986...
| Dec 25, 2010
Edward Cansino, a composer and conductor who led the eclectic vocal and instrumental ensemble I Cantori, has died. He was 63.
Cansino died of cancer Sunday at his home in Altadena, said his wife, Gina Di Massa Cansino.
I Cantori (Italian for "the...
| Jan 16, 2011
There are more than 7,000 miles between Los Angeles and Beirut but when it comes to beauty, distance is meaningless. In a sophisticated world of technology and travel, beauty trends in one international style capital can influence those in others around...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 2:48 PM
I wish my grandmothers could have been with me Friday night at Winter Park Playhouse's "Let's Face the Music -- A Tribute to Fred Astaire." How they would have enjoyed themselves.
That's not to say I didn't enjoy myself -- because I certainly did. Roy...